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theresa albert - my friend in food

 

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Thursday 27 November 2014 . (0)

How to Butcher a Chicken for a Week of Meals

Eating well can be cost-effective; in this video Theresa shows CTV Morning Live Ottawa viewers how to carve up a chicken for 7 days of meals. Buying a whole chicken and butchering it yourself will save you money. And chicken is so versatile, nutritious - full of zinc and B12 - ...

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Gold Plates Canadian Olympic Fare

Tuesday 25 November 2014 . (0)

TweetThe evasive definition of “Canadian Food” comes into focus when patriotism gets involved. Chefs are traditionally a competitive crew who love the spectacle and showmanship of feeding people, the more intense the environment the better.  Offering a chance to compete against the best chefs in Toronto and an opportunity to take on the best in. Continue Reading…

Food is Community

Tuesday 21 October 2014 . (0)

TweetFood is about community. Early humans learned that you can’t really go it alone and have sustenance and variety in your meals. Not only that, it gets to be a real drag talking to the walls about your day of hunting and gathering, much better to have company.  Luckily, most of us have some kind. Continue Reading…

New Ways with Watermelon

Wednesday 20 August 2014 . (0)

TweetWho doesn’t remember the childhood pleasure of sitting on a porch or stoop and letting watermelon juice run down your chin and wrists as  you suck the sweet juice from a wedge? Now that you are a grown up, though, you have experienced the conundrum of what to do with the rest of the beast. Continue Reading…

Sources of Salt

Sunday 17 August 2014 . (0)

TweetChances are you are getting plenty of salt and mostly from these sources: Bread and rolls, 7.4% Cold cuts/cured meats, 5.1% Pizza, 4.9% Fresh and processed poultry, 4.5% Soups, 4.3% Sandwiches like cheeseburgers, 4% Cheese, 3.8% Pasta dishes like spaghetti with meat sauce, 3.3% Meat dishes like meatloaf with tomato sauce, 3.2% Snacks, including chips,. Continue Reading…

Fiddlehead Heaven

Friday 16 May 2014 . (0)

TweetMy colleague, Michael Mahovlich, the renowned food photographer, and I collaborated on this photo of one of our favourite vegetables.  He is the genius artist, I am the learning assistant (for now). Fiddleheads are named for their coiled appearance resembling the top of a fiddle. Native North Americans have been eating this vegetable long before. Continue Reading…

Is the Obesity Pill Close?

Saturday 3 May 2014 . (1)

TweetUntil now, we knew fibre was good for you but we didn’t know why or how it could help suppress appetite.  A study published in the Journal of Nature outlines how fibre is converted to acetate in the gut.  And that acetate crosses the brain barrier to turn off the feeling of hunger. Could this. Continue Reading…

Blue Tower of Power

Thursday 3 April 2014 . (0)

TweetLayering superfoods gives the most bang for your buck. Feel free to mix and match ingredients, just be sure to choose items that are slightly sticky to make your mold hold. Leftover mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, squash and hummus work well interspersed between less sticky layers.  This dish pleases vegans and vegetarians and is gluten. Continue Reading…

Are you feeling Bloo? You should be…

Thursday 3 April 2014 . (0)

TweetI have fallen in love with blueberry juice.  Generally, it isn’t advisable to drink any juice by the cupful (or in half gallon cups!) but this stuff is so potently full of anti-oxidants and flavour that I had to find out more.  Bobby Kidston, a blueberry farmer and co-owner of Country Magic Farm who makes. Continue Reading…

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